Wills Eye Hospital Fellows 2020-21

We want to wish this year’s graduating class good luck in the future! It has been a great 2 years with our fellows in the retina service at Wills Eye Hospital.

  • Dr. Ravi Pandit came to us after completing his Residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute.  After graduating from our Vitreoretinal Fellowship in the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital/Mid Atlantic Retina he returned to the Wilmer Eye Institute/Johns Hopkins Hospital as an Assistant Chief of Service, Assistant Director of Ocular Trauma, and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology for one year before pursuing private practice.
  • Dr. Thomas Jenkins came to us after completing his Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Wills Eye Hospital  After graduating from his Vitreoretinal Fellowship in the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hosptial/Mid Atlantic Retina, Dr. Jenkins joined the Retina Institute of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia where he will be in private practice.
  • Dr. David Xu came to us two years ago after completing his residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute.  He graduated his Vitreoretinal Fellowship from the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital/Mid Atlantic Retina and he will be joining Mid Atlantic Retina in the Fall of 2020.

We also want to welcome our new fellows who began in July:

  • Dr. John Hinkle completed his Residency at the Bascom Palmer eye Institute of the University of Miami in June 2019.  He then went to the Byers Eye Institute of Stanford University where he completed a Global Ophthalmology Fellowship before coming to us in the Retina Service of Wills Eye Hospital/Mid Atlantic Retina for a 2 year Vitreoretinal Fellowship.
  • Dr. Rebecca Soares joined us for a Vitreoretinal Fellowship after completing her Residency thru Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Wills Eye Hospital.  She joins us in the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital/Mid Atlantic Retina for a 2 year Vitreoretinal Fellowship.
  • Dr. Samir Patel comes to us after completing his Residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Wills Eye Hospital.  He joins us in the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital/Mid Atlantic Retina for a 2 year Vitreoretinal Fellowship.

Research Fellows

  • Dr. Raziyeh Mahmoudzadeh comes to us after completing her Ophthalmology Residency from Farabi Eye Hospital in Tehran, Iran.  She will be working with the Retina Fellows and the Attending’s on Research projects as part of the Retina Service of Wills Eye Hospital.
  • Dr. Mirataollah Salabati comes to us after completing his Residency at the Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Science in Tehran, Iran.  He will also be working with our Fellows and Attending’s on research projects during his stay here in the Retina Service of Wills Eye Hospital.